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In Fiery Speeches, Francis Excoriates Global Capitalism
Business  (tags: Pope Francis, Sustainable Development, capitalism, economy, exploitation )

Evelyn
- 45 days ago - nytimes.com
Francis has such a strong sense of urgency "because he has been on the front lines with real people, not just numbers and abstract ideas," Mr. Schneck said.
10 Potential Alternatives To The Conventional Capitalist System
Business  (tags: capitalism, banking, companies, economics, communities, energy, sustainability )

Freya
- 59 days ago - listverse.com
Some believe our current system of economic organization is starting to fail us, but other than the horrors of Communist collectivism, what alternatives do we really have? As it turns out, there are quite a few.
Warren Buffett: America's Leading Predatory Home Lender?
Business  (tags: Warren Buffett, capitalism, mobile homes, Berkshire Hathaway, Clayton Homes )

Judy
- 139 days ago - dailykos.com
Buffett is frequently regarded as one of the too few bright spots in what might be called progressive capitalism. Why is Buffett now also being called one of America's leading predatory home lenders?
Breaking The Spell Of The Corporate State
Business  (tags: Capitalism, Corporatism, mental health, Society )

Judy
- 232 days ago - popularresistance.org
Author Thomas Sheridan (2011) pointed to the existence of a small minority in present society who are in positions of power and manifest what he characterizes as a predatory consciousness.
Radical New Economic System Will Emerge From Collapse of Capitalism
Business  (tags: capitalism, radical new economic system, death of capitalism, sustainability, collaborative commons, Jeremy Rifkin )

Judy
- 279 days ago - theguardian.com
"We are seeing the final triumph of capitalism followed by its exit off the world stage and the entrance of the collaborative commons," Rifkin predicts.
How Billionaires Like the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and Sam Walton Are Destroying America
Business  (tags: billionaires, greed, Koch Brothers, robber barons, Democracy, plutocracy, capitalism )

Freya
- 349 days ago - alternet.org
The Koch brothers are only the most conspicuous among a whole tribe of "self-made" billionaires who imagine themselves architects or master builders of a revamped, rehabilitated America. The resurgence of what might be called dynastic or family capitalism
4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 353 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
Corporatism Stifles Innovation
Business  (tags: innovation, invention, economics, capitalism, corporations, corporatism )

Freya
- 390 days ago - altheadlines.com
For an economy to grow and create actual wealth, innovation is a bedrock component in the development of enhanced prosperity. Prosperity is an intriguing concept. Simply making and accumulating money falls short of establishing a successful economic model
America's Form Of Capitalism Kills Free Enterprise And Democracy
Business  (tags: capitalism, free enterprise, democracy, greed, corporations, regulation )

Freya
- 439 days ago - occupy.com
Many believe that Capitalism is synonymous with free enterprise and democracy. Capitalism is neither free enterprise nor democracy. After-all, China is now a capitalist country. No one believes that China is a democratic country.
The National Consensus to End Wealth Inequality Builds
Business  (tags: wealth, economics, economic inequality, capitalism )

Freya
- 521 days ago - alternet.org
As more people recognize the unfair economy created by big finance capitalism, they are pushing forward with alternatives.
Sleepwalking to Extinction
Business  (tags: corporations, capitalism, destruction, resources, exploitation, over-development, corruption, environment, investments, society, consumers, business, marketing, oil )

Roseann
- 646 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"This is how giant corporations are wiping out life on earth in the course of a routine business day. And the bigger the corporations grow, the worse the problems become."
Crisis of Humanity: Global Capitalism Breeds 21st Century Fascism
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, capitalism, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, fascism, finance, government, investors, labor, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 730 days ago - truth-out.org
This is an extremely important moment: the point where, the repertoire of hegemony through consent having been exhausted, the drift towards the routine use of the more repressive features of the state comes more and more prominently into play.
5 Ways That Raw, Unregulated Capitalism Is Acting Like a Cancer on American Society
Business  (tags: corruption, money, society, capitalism, lies, dishonesty )

Beverly
- 842 days ago - alternet.org
The predators on our society will scream about threats to "freedom" as soon as we start going after them, but it's just about trying to protect profits.
Nestle Patents the Fennel Flower? Corporate Trolls and Privatization
Business  (tags: nestle, patents, privatize, water, capitalism, eqialmoney, elf, equallife, environment, endangered, government, humans, nature, world, politics, ecosystems, globalwarming, corporate, dishonesty, economy, ethics, money )

Bernard
- 855 days ago - paintersjourneytolife.wordpress.com
and while ordinary people do ordinary things, corporations like Nestlé are are privatizing drinking water and trying to patent plants like the Fennel Flower. The human race will NOT stop this -- that is certain!
How Capitalism Is Dismembering America
Business  (tags: capitalism, facts, lies and myths, the 47%, extreme disparities, "entitlements", Social Secuity and Medicaid, banking criminals, corporations, Globalization )

Judy
- 856 days ago - commondreams.org
Getting something for nothing? Yes, the rich are. Tax expenditures, which are deductions and exemptions that primarily benefit the highest-earning individuals, cost about 8% of the GDP, the same percentage that goes to Social Security and Medicare.
 

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